Mo Yafai

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Personalized Learning and Sound Curriculum—Two Sides of the Same Coin – by Thomas Arnett

Agreeing to disagree is a common refrain. But sometimes, when we look closely at our points of debate, our perceived differences of opinion are not …

LEGO Worlds, Civilization VI and Gamer-Learner Testimonials: Education at E3

Technology in School<p>LEGO Worlds, Civilization VI and Gamer-Learner Testimonials: Education at E3<p>By Blake Montgomery     Jun 18, 2016<p>Image credit: …

Crazy or Brilliant: Marriage of Deeper Learning and Personalized Learning

This might be a match made in education heaven: combining the power of Deeper Learning with the promise of Personalized Learning. Is this pairing too good to be true? It's exhilarating to imagine what this could mean for students and daunting to think about the implications for teachers.<p>We see …

8 digital skills we must teach our children

By Yuhyun Park, Chair, infollutionZERO Foundation<p>The social and economic impact of technology is widespread and accelerating. The speed and volume of …

“FoxType” Looks Like A Very Versatile Writing Site

Daniel Willingham sent a tweet this morning about a site called FoxType Sentence Tree that would automatically diagram sentences.<p>I guess if you’re …

High School

5 TED Talks to Make You a Better Leader | Inc.com

Leadership. It's a simple concept -- but, not such an easy skill to master. In fact, being an effective and inspiring leader requires some serious thought, consideration, and (believe it or not) practice.<p>Luckily, there are plenty of people out there with tons of insights about what makes for a …

Leadership

Stepping up: five tips to succeed in school leadership posts

Come September many of us will be stepping up to take a leadership post for the first time, or taking on a new leadership role outside our comfort zone. This waiting period can be both an anxious and exciting time as we wonder what lies ahead.<p>I am about to move from a middle leadership post in a …

The eight qualities of successful school leaders

What are the qualities needed to be a successful school leader? This is the question I set out to answer in a new book for which I interviewed some of the UK's best headteachers.<p>It started with a challenge: imagine you are cast adrift on a desert island with a school full of children in desperate …

What is leadership?

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13 Signs That A Leadership Mindset Is Inside You Though You Don't Know

“The most dangerous leadership myth is that leaders are born – that there is a genetic factor to leadership. That’s nonsense; in fact, the opposite …

99 Simple Ways to Gain the Respect of Others | Inc.com

We all want to be respected--by our boss, our colleagues, even our friends and family.<p>But it takes work to earn that respect. First you have to learn to give respect, act and think with confidence, and learn to be trusted.<p>Here are 99 simple reminders to make sure you're on the right path.<p><b>1. Give</b> …

Self-help

How do you know if you’re ready to be a headteacher? And how can you outshine other candidates with more experience? Journalist <b>Nick Morrison</b> explores<p>That first application for headship – and the initial question of whether you’re ready for the challenge – is a defining moment for many teachers.<p>The …

Education

10 Seconds to Take Your Leadership From Good to Great | Inc.com

These are times that call for great leaders--people who are confident and courageous, certain in their leadership--to show us the way. It's not easy, but if we can learn to follow their example, we too can separate ourselves from the pack. Here are some of their lessons:<p>1. Create a compelling …

Leadership

Conceptual ideas on school leadership – a video library.

In a previous post, I highlighted some key contemporary educational ideas for all teachers that can be accessed via youtube. Here I’ve put together a …

Time To Reassess? – The Correct Way To Use Formative Assessment

Most schools now accept that there's a place for formative assessment in children's education, writes Dylan Wiliam – but are we getting it …

United Kingdom

Turning Your Android Phone into a Hands-on Learning Device

Today is the launch of<i> Science Journal</i>, a digital science toolkit that helps kids (and adults!) measure and explore the world around them.

Education-2025 - The Classroom of the Future

The Classroom of the Future<p>The Physical Space<p>The days of classrooms where a teacher desk sits at the front of the classroom and students’ desks are …

Beyond Q+A: Six Strategies That Motivate ALL Students to Participate

I often visit classrooms where I see teachers employ lots of Q+A. Asking questions and calling on raised hands is one way to check for understanding. …

Teaching

Shift To Digital: Classroom 'Look Fors'

The most important things to look for as evidence of the shift to blended and personalized learning are in the classroom. Statements of vision and …

GREAT poster! Super learning for success. Perfect for Teachers & Children. #ukedchat #edchat #edtech http://t.co/eS0CsdPiif

Here's my redesigned @TeacherToolkit 5 minute plan ready to print at a4. #ukedchat #education #edchat http://t.co/LdSvn1BH

65 Deep Philosophical Questions

Philosophy relates to the study of, and attempts to understand, the root nature of reality, existence, and knowledge. There are many quest...<p>Recent …

Alberta Education is visioning this diagram to drive learning. #hs4 #edchat http://t.co/IfrjOyAc

Literacy tips help mat for @marc_be11i http://t.co/LFpT9w4JH6

Underground Discourse Markers Map Can be laminated mat or poster! Inspired by @LauraLolder 🚇#engchatuk #pedagoofriday http://t.co/pKSjieSH9H

Using Threshold Concepts to design a KS4 English curriculum

The big change a-coming for curriculum design is that the final vestiges of modularity will soon have been licked clean from the assessment spoon; …

So you think that you are using technology to "Transform" learning?

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20 Things Educators Need to Know about Learning Spaces

<b>20 Things Educators Need To Know About Learning Spaces</b><p>by <b>TeachThought Staff</b><p>The 21st century is challenging old notions of learning spaces.<p>The idea …